Special Containment Procedures: Item SCP-173 is to be kept in a locked container at all times. When personnel must enter SCP-173's container, no fewer than 3 may enter at any time and the door is to be relocked behind them. At all times, two persons must maintain direct eye contact with SCP-173 until all personnel have vacated and relocked the container.

Description: Moved to Site in 5, 2095. It appears to be made of from metal and iron with traces of blood and human skin. SCP-173 is extremely hostile and yet only walks towards personnel. it cannot move within temperatures from 89-100. that amount of heat must not be broken at any time. Object is reported to attack by burning the personnel how it does this is currently unknown.In the event of an attack, personnel are to observe Class 4 hazardous object containment procedures.

Personnel report sounds of scraping stone originating from within the container when no one is present inside. This is considered normal, and any change in this behavior should be reported to the acting HMCL supervisor on duty.